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Table 4 Current community health worker (CHW) time contributions by facility type and population density

From: Time savings – realized and potential – and fair compensation for community health workers in Kenyan health facilities: a mixed-methods approach

   Average number of days worked in 14 day period by CHWs Core Services Added value services All services
   Avg hrs/day (% total) Total hours Avg hrs/day (% total) Total hours Avg hrs/day Total hours
Facility type         
Hospital 11 12.1 2.2 (42%) 297 3.1 (58%) 418 5.4 715
Health center 4 13.0 1.4 (35%) 74 2.6 (65%) 134 4.0 208
Dispensary 2 14.0 1.3 (16%) 35 6.5 (84%) 181 7.7 216
Population density         
Densely populated 5 13.6 2.0 (49%) 135 2.1 (51%) 143 4.1 277
Mid-populated 4 11.8 2.0 (31%) 93 4.4 (69%) 206 6.4 299
Sparely populated 8 12.3 1.8 (32%) 179 3.9 (68%) 384 5.7 563
Total 17 12.5 1.9 (36%) 406 3.4 (64%) 733 5.3 1139